Iran has seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as saying on Thursday.

“A foreign vessel smuggling one million litres of fuel in the Lark Island of the Persian Gulf has been seized,” the station said.

The vessel was towed on Sunday after a distress call and was later seized for fuel smuggling, it added.

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